Recipes

Hot N' spicy Stew

Savory and hearty, make it for dinner tonight.

    3 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
    4 carrots, cut into ½-inch pieces
    2 medium potatoes, cut into ½-inch pieces
    1 large onion, chopped
    1 - 6 ounce can small pitted, ripe olives, undrained
    1 - 16 ounce jar mild salsa
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon chili powder
    ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
    1 tablespoon corn starch
    ¼ cup water

  1. Combine all ingredients, except cornstarch and water in slow cooking pot. Stir well to blend.
  2. Cover and cook at Setting # 3 for 7 to 9 hours or at Setting # 5 for 3 to 4 hours until meat and vegetables are tender.
  3. Increase heat to Setting # 5. Combine cornstarch and water. Stir slowly into stew mixture until thickened. Reduce heat to Setting # 2 for serving.

    Makes 6 servings.